West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind southwest 30 knots except southeast 30 near the coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 late this evening and to variable 10 to 15 late overnight except southwest 25 near the headlands near noon Wednesday.
Periods of rain ending after midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough from low located over Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PST Wednesday trough from low located from Prince
Rupert to Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching low located southwest
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:34 AM PST 18 December 2018 A low over Northern Bowie is moving towards the Alaskan Panhandle
today with a trough that extends southward. Gale force southwesterly
winds will veer to westerly or northwesterly gales today across
northern and central waters.
The base of the trough will move across Explorer bringing westerly
gale force winds to Explorer and West Vancouver Island regions this
afternoon and evening.
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- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
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